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Text of the EDA Elimination Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 28, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 887

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Amash, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Kline, and Mr. Bentivolio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To terminate the Economic Development Administration, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the EDA Elimination Act of 2013 .

2.

Termination of Economic Development Administration

(a)

Termination

The Economic Development Administration is terminated.

(b)

Repeal

The Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3121 et seq.) is repealed.

(c)

Conclusion of business

The Secretary of Commerce shall take such actions as may be necessary and appropriate to conclude the outstanding affairs of the Economic Development Administration, including dispositions of personnel, assets, and obligations.

(d)

Limitation on statutory construction

This section may not be construed to prevent the expenditure of any funds received before the effective date of this Act. Such funds shall be subject to the laws and regulations that would have applied to the funds if this section had not been enacted.

3.

Effective date

This Act shall take effect on the first day of the first fiscal year beginning after the date of enactment of this Act.